PROFIT and Canadian Business unveils 28th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

SASKATOON, SK (September 21, 2016)Vendasta, the #1 platform for agencies and media companies selling digital solutions to local businesses, has been ranked number 42 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

The PROFIT 500 program ranks companies based on five-year revenue growth, with Vendasta earning a spot on the prestigious list based on their five-year growth rate of 1,986%. In addition to its healthy revenue performance, Vendasta continues to expand its automated sales and marketing platform and shows no signs of slowing down.

“Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit,” says James Cowan, Editor-in-chief of PROFIT and Canadian Business. “These firms demonstrate what Canadian entrepreneurs can achieve, both at home and across the globe.”

Brendan King, Vendasta’s CEO, is excited to receive the ranking, stating “We are honored to be listed among our respected peers on this list. Our growth numbers are reflective of investments in a number of key areas across R&D and marketing, which has helped us to increase the breadth of our offering and adoption among our partners. We will continue cultivating solid relationships with our technology and industry partners to support this upward trajectory.”

Vendasta is continuing to expand their global footprint, and has most recently experienced significant adoption in Australia. The company has also been nominated for Saskatchewan Trade and Export’s Exporter of the Year Award, which will be announced in October.

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About PROFIT and

PROFIT: Your Guide to Business Success is Canada’s preeminent media brand dedicated to the management issues and opportunities facing small and mid-sized businesses. For 34 years, Canadian entrepreneurs across a vast array of economic sectors have remained loyal to PROFIT because it’s a timely and reliable source of actionable information that helps them achieve business success and get the recognition they deserve for generating positive economic and social change. Visit PROFIT online at

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving, best-selling and most-trusted business publication in the country. With a total brand readership of more than 1.1 million, it is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. We provide concrete examples of business achievement, thought-provoking analysis and compelling storytelling, all in an elegant package with bold graphics and great photography. Canadian Business — what leadership looks like.

About Vendasta

Vendasta’s platform helps digital agencies and media companies sell digital marketing solutions to local businesses. Through this platform, Vendasta provides white label reputation management, social media marketing and local listings management while integrating with third party applications to offer a complete solution for any local business. Vendasta offers online presence management that helps agencies scale their clients from DIY to Do It For Me to Do It With Me™ services. Vendasta’s system supports both multi-location brands and local businesses.

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Bonnie Clark
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